Kittens 101

Resources Pages: GENERAL FAQKITTENS 101 | MORE KITTEN CARE | TRAP/NEUTER/RETURN | IF YOU’VE FOUND A LOST CAT | IF YOU’VE LOST A CAT | TRAPPING 101

Assess the Situation

When you see a tiny kitten, it's natural to want to scoop them up and get them out of harm’s way. But it can also be life threatening for the kitten... Click to read more

Assessing Kittens

Before beginning to care for kitten(s), it's important to determine how old they are and how healthy they may be. Knowing this will determine how you feed them... Click to read more

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Before beginning to care for kitten(s), it's important to determine how old they are and how healthy they may be. Knowing this will determine how you feed them... Click to read more

Medical Triage

Often kittens from the street develope Upper Respiratory Infections. Feline URI is similar to the common cold in humans. It’s caused by a virus... Click to read more

Supplies

What you need to care for the kittens you found will depend on their age, health, and if Momma Cat is still in the picture... Click to read more

Keeping Kittens Warm

Young kittens, especially those 4 weeks of age and younger, cannot regulate their own body temperature... Click to read more

Feeding Kittens

When bottle feeding kittens, it is important to know how much to feed them and how often. This is based on age... Click to read more

Litter Box Training

Kittens, unlike puppies, can be potty trained very early. That being said, when kittens are 4 weeks of age and younger, they need help expelling waste... Click to read more

Creating Space

Kittens are tiny and cute, but just like children, they are very curious. It’s tempting to let them roam free in your home, but once they become mobile... Click to read more

Grooming

Kittens can be messy, but “less is more” is the general rule when it comes to cleaning them. Over-bathed kittens can develop dry skin or become cold if not dried properly... Click to read more

Socialization

Not only are you saving the lives of these kittens by pulling them from the streets and keeping them out of the shelter, you are helping to develop... Click to read more

Resources

The information we provide will help you care for the kittens you saved. Need more? We've aggregated some other resources to help you along the way!... Click to read more

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